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Methyl 2-furoate

≥98%, FG

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Synonym(s):
Methyl furan-2-carboxylate, Methyl pyromucate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.11
FEMA Number:
2703
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
111110
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
358
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.002
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 110

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.487 (lit.)

bp

181 °C (lit.)

density

1.179 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

berry; mushroom; fruity; sweet; tobacco

SMILES string

COC(=O)c1ccco1

InChI

1S/C6H6O3/c1-8-6(7)5-3-2-4-9-5/h2-4H,1H3

InChI key

HDJLSECJEQSPKW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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organoleptic

berry; mushroom; fruity; sweet; tobacco

organoleptic

floral; balsamic; fruity

organoleptic

fruity; ethereal; rum; sweet

organoleptic

cheesy; fruity; acidic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

-

biological source

-

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

-

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

General description

Methyl 2-furoate has been identified as one of the volatile flavor compounds in tequila, okra, berrycactus and black currant juice.

Application

Methyl 2-furoate is a high-value compound, which finds applications in fine chemicals, fragrance, and flavor industries.

pictograms

Skull and crossbones

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

target_organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

163.4 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

73 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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